Two in custody, up to four on the loose after possibly shooting at a cop

By Ben Wolf - email | bio

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Police are searching for answers to what exactly happened late Sunday night involving as many as six men who could have shot at a Shreveport Police officer.

Chief Henry Whitehorn says the incident started on Jewella Avenue when dispatchers received a call about juveniles armed with guns. He says a vehicle pursuit ensued and it ended in the Caddo Heights neighborhood with the men crashing a car near the corner of Summers and Linwood.

Chief Whitehorn says they have two of the men in custody.

Police believe up to four men could be armed and dangerous in the Caddo Heights neighborhood.

KSLA News 12 spoke with the officer who says he was shot at and he was distraught at the time. Police are not releasing the officer's name.

While KSLA News 12 was on scene, a neighbor alerted police to the possibility of one of the suspects running near Corbitt and Linwood, but after converging on the location officers did not find a suspect.

Chief Whitehorn says all of the men involved are from the Shreveport area.

Police say the officer involved in the incident was not injured.

Dozens of officers and detectives responded to the Caddo Heights neighborhood, where a perimeter was set.